Microsoft Office Specialist Certification(MOS) 

Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)  is the leading IT Office  Qualification in the world. More than 1 million MOS exams are taken every year in over 140 countries. MOS allows you to learn the  knowledge and  skills of the Microsoft Office product and tap into those features that will make you stand out above the rest. The Qualification has been designed by Microsoft so you can be sure it’s recognised worldwide

Who would benefit?

This qualification is designed for people working with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Access, Excel, Power Point  and Outlook).  You can learn one unit or as many units as you wish, each unit once completed is certified.

There are two levels you can undertake:-

  • Core (Level 2)
  • Expert (Level 3) only Word and Excel are done at this level

Outcomes and Progression


The MOS Qualification will benefit individuals and businesses by enabling them to meet many objectives. Listed below are just a few examples:

  • Be a competent user of Microsoft office products
  • Learn the features of Functions and Formulas in Excel
  • Create Macros and forms
  • Create great presentations
  • Create your own designed databases
  • Use the full features of Outlook (Task, Calendar, Notes),
  • Learn the great features of Microsoft Office that other qualifications don’t look at


On completion of the qualification at Core level, you can move to the Expert level, with the option to become a Master ( 2 Expert levels and 2/3 Core units needed to achieve this).  Your trainer will discuss which option would be the most beneficial to you.